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The CCCBR President's blog

Posted: 23 Dec 2016 11:05 AM PST

Chris Mew's March post is now online.

Most hippies in Goa are gone, but peace, love — and more — remain - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 10:04 AM PDT


Chicago Tribune

Most hippies in Goa are gone, but peace, love — and more — remain
Chicago Tribune
Architecture, especially that of churches, resembles southern Europe. Music contains strains of Portuguese fado. The Portuguese introduced potatoes, tomatoes, pineapples and cashews into the cuisine, and Goans use the apple of the cashew tree to make ...

Andrew Barnsdale

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 09:35 AM PDT

Andrew Barnsdale died on 20th March 2016.

Edward George Mould

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 09:30 AM PDT

Edward George Mould died on 19th March 2016.

Column: The one where Fred Leicester's cheery anticipation of Spring is marred by botched DIY jobs. - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 07:51 AM PDT


Column: The one where Fred Leicester's cheery anticipation of Spring is marred by botched DIY jobs.
Leicester Mercury
I love the male blackbirds singing for all their worth in my garden, marking out their territory before they build their nests and raise their young only for our hideous cat – yes, it has a bell – to pick the unsuspecting chicks off, one by one, and ...

Holy Week Masses and Services - Utica Observer Dispatch

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 07:33 AM PDT


The Saint

Holy Week Masses and Services
Utica Observer Dispatch
*Holy Thursday, March 24, Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7 p.m. All are welcome to participate in the service of foot washing and the church will remain open until 10 p.m. for Eucharistic Adoration. *Good Friday, March 25, Service of the Passion and ...
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Dutch Bros fundraiser to help fallen CHP officer's family - KCRA Sacramento

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 07:23 AM PDT


KCRA Sacramento

Dutch Bros fundraiser to help fallen CHP officer's family
KCRA Sacramento
THE BELL RINGING, A TRADITION DIED LATE SUNDAY NIGHT. OUT-OF-CONTROL VEHICLE SUNDAY INVESTIGATING AN ACCIDENT. THE EXTENDED FAMILY OF CHP OFFICERS FEELING THE PAIN TODAY CONSIDERED EXEMPLARY.

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Grotto director invites the world to slow down and visit - Catholic Sentinel

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 07:02 AM PDT


Catholic Sentinel

Grotto director invites the world to slow down and visit
Catholic Sentinel
He wants to get donors and philanthropists from around the world interested in one project: restoring the historic Chapel of Mary. The bell tower of the stone landmark church has water damage and has been marked off limits. Many other repairs are needed.

'ISIS will cut your head off' - man convicted for Facebook threats - The West Australian

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 02:56 AM PDT


The West Australian

'ISIS will cut your head off' - man convicted for Facebook threats
The West Australian
In 2011, O'Connell was jailed for three years for posting an anti-semitic video on YouTube, which showed him insulting a young Jewish man in 2009. The video depicted O'Connell standing by Perth Bell Tower saying that the Jews "days were numbered".

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Traditions keep Holy Week alive in the Philippines - ucanews

Posted: 21 Mar 2016 02:16 AM PDT


ucanews

Traditions keep Holy Week alive in the Philippines
ucanews
Church bells peal while the crowd erupts in joyous celebration. In some parishes an image of Judas is hanged nearby and burned after the salubong, to signify the apostle's betrayal of Jesus. From there the celebration continues, with singing, dancing ...

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Pancake, poetry and Stephen Spender – never a dull moment at Gemini Studios - Scroll.in

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 09:44 PM PDT


Scroll.in

Pancake, poetry and Stephen Spender – never a dull moment at Gemini Studios
Scroll.in
When I read the editor's name, I heard a bell ringing in my shrunken heart. It was the poet who had visited Gemini Studios. I felt like I had found a long lost brother and I sang as I sealed the envelope and wrote out his address. I felt that he too ...

'Vinyl' Season 1, Episode 6: 'Cyclone' Jukebox Recap - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 07:13 PM PDT


Wall Street Journal (blog)

'Vinyl' Season 1, Episode 6: 'Cyclone' Jukebox Recap
Wall Street Journal (blog)
They're hanging out with artist George Segal, who needs a model – and Dev, wanting to feel like her old self once more, a self that didn't involve nap times or lawn care or most of all Richie – strips down and volunteers on the spot. It's a vulnerable ...

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Sigglesthorne, ER Yorks

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

Indication of toilet facility added

Bar/fly: Rhineback, New York State - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 03:03 PM PDT


Bar/fly: Rhineback, New York State
New Zealand Herald
Like the region around it, the village has strong links to the Dutch origin of its pioneers. It is rich in interesting shops -- antique shops and art galleries, many in historic buildings. Today is a quiet Sunday. Church bells peal out a hymn. We walk ...

Tributes to farming champion who worked on same estate for 70 years - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 08:33 AM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Tributes to farming champion who worked on same estate for 70 years
The Northern Echo (registration)
TRIBUTES have been paid to an award-winning farmworker who has died after working on the same holding for 70 years. Friends and colleagues of Bob Gallon described the length of his service on the Bell Estate, in Thirsk, as "phenomenal" and said it was ...

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An Up North Old World Wisconsin with a Finnish twist - La Crosse Tribune

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 07:10 AM PDT


La Crosse Tribune

An Up North Old World Wisconsin with a Finnish twist
La Crosse Tribune
Duane Lahti holds a large wooden mallet used years ago to drive fence posts into the earth. The vintage tool is part of the collection at the Oulu Cultural and Heritage Center in Bayfield County. The center is home to Finnish homes and farm buildings ...

Campaigners challenge Church's acceptance of Bishop George Bell paedophile allegations - Mid Sussex Times

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 05:38 AM PDT


Mid Sussex Times

Campaigners challenge Church's acceptance of Bishop George Bell paedophile allegations
Mid Sussex Times
Today's statement from the George Bell Group said: “A surprised world learnt on October 22, 2015 that this much-admired wartime Bishop of Chichester had in 2015 apparently been found guilty, by Church authorities, of child sexual abuse. As a result ...

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The Strange and Violent History of the Ordinary Grogger - Forward

Posted: 20 Mar 2016 02:02 AM PDT


Forward

The Strange and Violent History of the Ordinary Grogger
Forward
Bells and churches have gone together for so long that it's hard to imagine one without the other, but since at least the ninth century there's been a custom not to ring bells during the Triduum — the three days preceding Easter — out of solemn ...

Easter Memories, as told by authors and writers - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 11:05 PM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Easter Memories, as told by authors and writers
Telegraph.co.uk
Why so many bells? Why the nest? La Mémée, raised a Catholic, liked to tell me this story, which was her explanation for the silence of the church bells between Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Every year on Good Friday, she said, the bells in the bell ...

Long Road To Liberation - Trinidad News

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 09:59 PM PDT


Long Road To Liberation
Trinidad News
But, today, 65 years later, high-ranking members of the church remain somewhat divided on whether the unity which had, in no small measure, ensured the lifting of the controversial Ordi-nance, ever existed. “The faith is not united. .... “Some of us ...

Sissinghurst Castle: Vita Sackville-West's granddaughter, Juliet Nicolson, on ancestry - Daily Mail

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 05:03 PM PDT


Daily Mail

Sissinghurst Castle: Vita Sackville-West's granddaughter, Juliet Nicolson, on ancestry
Daily Mail
Once inside, there are yet more keys to the inner sanctums she has known since childhood: to Harold and Vita's cottage, to Vita's writing room on the first floor of the Elizabethan tower, and to her garden shed with all its tools intact, tucked away ...

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Church 'wrong' to name Bishop of Chichester George Bell a paedophile - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 02:05 PM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Church 'wrong' to name Bishop of Chichester George Bell a paedophile
Telegraph.co.uk
The woman first made her allegations in 1995, but her complaint was effectively ignored by the then Bishop of Chichester, Eric Kemp, who died in 2009. It was not until she contacted the office of Archbishop ... Bishop Bells' supporters point out that ...

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What is David Beckham's role in Olympic opening ceremony / London 2012 Olympics News - National Turk English

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 05:02 AM PDT


National Turk English

What is David Beckham's role in Olympic opening ceremony / London 2012 Olympics News
National Turk English
At 27 tons, this bell was created at London's Whitechapel Bell Foundry, which was also where Big Ben was made. With one of the ceremony's goals being national pride, one of the country's major celebrities is set to make a appearance. Agent 007, better ...

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Bell ringers' fayre effort to help residents - Bridlington Today

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 04:03 AM PDT


Bridlington Today

Bell ringers' fayre effort to help residents
Bridlington Today
Julie Wood, who has worked in management at Kirkgate House for almost 18 years, said: “We have a very close relationship with both the Priory Church and the Priory Hand Bell Ringers. “Our residents enjoy entertainment from the ladies and weekly coffee ...

Religion News - Arizona Daily Sun

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 03:38 AM PDT


Religion News
Arizona Daily Sun
We'll begin all services in the Memorial Garden (weather permitting) or the Parish Hall, and make our procession into the sanctuary. The Rev. Janetta ... The church will be open for prayer and meditation until 3 p.m., at which time the tower bell will ...

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Talk of the Times: Students to test dangers of texting while driving - Gloucester Daily Times

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 12:17 AM PDT


Gloucester Daily Times

Talk of the Times: Students to test dangers of texting while driving
Gloucester Daily Times
The second annual Helen Garland Universal Earth Day and Equinox bell ringing will take place this Sunday, March 20, at 2 p.m. at Gloucester's Unitarian Universalist Church located at 10 Church St. in the heart of the city. A musical tribute to Pete ...

Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini's 150-year-old bells chime once more, to parishioners' delight - Omaha World-Herald

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 10:34 PM PDT


Omaha World-Herald

Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini's 150-year-old bells chime once more, to parishioners' delight
Omaha World-Herald
Helen Butera grew up four blocks from St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church and remembers the mighty sound of the parish bells. The church's four bronze bells rang at weddings, tolled at funerals, clanged at noon and pealed before Masses and to signal ...

Experience authentic history at Mission San Antonio de Padua - The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 10:33 PM PDT


The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

Experience authentic history at Mission San Antonio de Padua
The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)
Demonstrations will include adobe brick-, tortilla-, rope- and bead-making, acorn grinding, weaving, face painting, bell ringing and more. John Warren's The New World Baroque Orchestra will perform a Mission-era concert in the restored church with its ...

Mission Celebrates St. Joseph's Day, Return of the Swallows Saturday - Capistrano Dispatch

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 07:41 PM PDT


Capistrano Dispatch

Mission Celebrates St. Joseph's Day, Return of the Swallows Saturday
Capistrano Dispatch
Throughout the day, the Mission's historic bells will be rung to honor St. Joseph's Day. An official bell-ringing ceremony will be held at the Historic Bell Wall at 11:40 a.m. For the first time ever, this year's celebration will also feature a flyover ...

In a galaxy not so far away - QSaltLake

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 01:48 PM PDT


In a galaxy not so far away
QSaltLake
The original Star Wars had its Utah debut, May 25, 1977, at the old art nouveau Centre Theater that once existed on the corner of Broadway and State Street. Looking back at the movie it seemed to me to parallel the struggle between the Utah Gay Rebels ...

Programs and special events at area worship centers - Knoxville News Sentinel

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 01:28 PM PDT


Knoxville News Sentinel

Programs and special events at area worship centers
Knoxville News Sentinel
Central United Methodist Church: Noonday Handbell Recital in the Fellowship Hall at 12:05 p.m. Monday, March 21. Performing will be St. John's Cathedral Bellringers, directed by Richard Sidey. The recital is free, followed by a $6 lunch. For more ...

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Recent transactions: south - The Boston Globe

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 11:36 AM PDT


Recent transactions: south
The Boston Globe
ABINGTON. 15 King St. One-family Conventional, built in 1900, 1,475 square feet, 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1 baths, on 20,454-square-foot lot. $286,000. 1519 Thayer St. #1519 Condominium Condo/Apt, built in 2002, 1,340 square feet, 4 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 ...

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Church to ring bells for Universal Earth Day - Wicked Local

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 09:11 AM PDT


Church to ring bells for Universal Earth Day
Wicked Local
The second annual Helen Garland Universal Earth Day and Equinox Bell Ringing will take place this year on Sunday, March 20 at 2 p.m. at the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., Gloucester, as part of the Family Folk Funday program.

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Marking 200 years of Town Hall - Selkirk Weekend Advertiser

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 06:18 AM PDT


Selkirk Weekend Advertiser

Marking 200 years of Town Hall
Selkirk Weekend Advertiser
Details of all upcoming events can be found on the KelsoConnections website (www.kelsoconnections.co.uk). Celebrations get underway on Saturday, March 26, from 10.45am, with the ringing of the Curfew bell. A small party, led by a Kelso town piper and ...

Stabilizing deteriorating St. Patrick's Church could cost less than expected - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 04:18 AM PDT


TheChronicleHerald.ca

Stabilizing deteriorating St. Patrick's Church could cost less than expected
TheChronicleHerald.ca
He said a full restoration is in the long-term plans for the 130-year-old Catholic church, but the structural upgrades needed now will cost between $700,000 and $800,000. “It is true that a full and complete restoration will cost in excess of $3 ...

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Check out local fish frys for the sixth week of Lent - cleveland.com

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 04:10 AM PDT


cleveland.com

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Check out local fish frys for the sixth week of Lent
cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- For many churches, today marks the final Friday for 2016 Lenten fish frys, although some organizations in Northeast Ohio will continue through March 25. Every year, Northeast Ohio churches, schools and civic ... Side dishes available ...

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Tower tours: Explore the secrets of a Redditch church - Redditch Standard

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 04:04 AM PDT


Redditch Standard

Tower tours: Explore the secrets of a Redditch church
Redditch Standard
Children can enjoy an treasure trail, which may feature an Easter Egg or two, while the braver visitors can take a tour of the bell tower on the Saturday afternoon with bell ringers on hand to provide information. Visitors are welcome between 10am and ...

Oneview gains on first trading day in Australia - RTE.ie

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 03:53 AM PDT


RTE.ie

Oneview gains on first trading day in Australia
RTE.ie
Shares in Dublin-based healthcare firm Oneview closed higher in the first regular day of trading on Australia's stock exchange. The company, which provides software for hospitals, floated on the Australian Securities Exchange yesterday - the first ...

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Some of the region's finest food producers are heading to Durham Cathedral - ChronicleLive

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 12:40 AM PDT

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